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Old 11-28-2008, 03:19 AM   #21
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Default Re: Do I need a CPU cooler?

I think his best bet is to go with the Xigmatek, just like I went with the RCX-Z5. If I knew I'd like OC'ing as much as I do, I'd have gotten the TRU120.
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Old 11-28-2008, 09:20 AM   #22
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I agree but didn't want to introduce lapping into the equation as the op appears to be at the novice end of the scale, no offence intended to the OP

valid for sure but as above I didn't want to go this route as the OP doesn't appear to be a die-hard ocer
No offense taken, I'm still learning how to do most stuff so I'm not gonna OC as soon as I get this computer; maybe in a month or so but even then I'm not gonna try to over-do it.

The Xigmatek looks like it would work fine for what I want.

Edit: As for the lapping, I really don't want to do that, I was reading someone elses post about it before and it wasn't all that appealing lol.

Edit2: I was reading some more reviews and other people said that i should get a retention bracket: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...tion%20Bracket
Any thoughts? I know the price isn't all that appealing but if it works, I don't mind.
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Old 11-28-2008, 01:16 PM   #23
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i have maxed out my amd with a load temp of 32c idle is like 17c
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Old 11-28-2008, 02:50 PM   #24
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Sounds like you keep your room cold.
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